Today, after a pleasant meeting at UPR’s Graduate School of Information and Technology Science, just above the library, my attention was caught by some strange furniture in the shape of drawers.

Card stacks

[Photo by me. CC Licence BY-NC-SA]

Yes! They are drawers containing the famed catalogue cards which I used to browse when there was no Web. Little did we know of what was there to miss when it was decreed they had to disappear in many libraries!!

Antonio Vantaggiato
antonio-vantaggiato@blogs.netedu.info

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